MassMutual Financial Group Marketing Consultant – Life Product Marketing and Deployment in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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Marketing Consultant – Life Product Marketing and Deployment

Summary

This position is responsible for driving core product messaging and positioning for life insurance and LTC/Life hybrid products with producers and consumers. Support the introduction and deployment of new products and enhancements. Create client and producer marketing materials that are clear, concise and compelling with the purpose of driving sales. Align and engage with Product Development and Sales to achieve common objectives.

Major Accountabilities

Marketing Collateral Creation - Proactively support Sales and the career agency system (CAS) through the development of product promotion, marketing and competitive collateral. Demonstrate thought leadership in designing new sales materials that give MML a competitive advantage in both recruiting and sales. Identify and create core sales concepts that will drive significant revenue and support CAS retention and growth. Work closely with Sales and field advisory committees to identify new concepts that offer the greatest sales opportunities. Create digital product and marketing materials such as web pages, videos, sales illustrations and pod-casts.

Product Introduction and Deployment – Support the introduction and deployment of new products and enhancements.

Illustration Design and Development – Design and implement new life insurance sales illustration formats and presentations focusing on specific sales concept.

Product Development – Participate in the product ideation process by providing input concerning market opportunity and product positioning.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of applied knowledge of life insurance marketing strategies, sales concepts and competitive strengths/weaknesses

  • 7+ years in sales or marketing roles in the financial services industry

  • BA / BS degree required, advanced degree desirable, i ndustry designations and training a plus

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expert knowledge life products and illustration systems

  • Understanding of the career agency distribution system and a basic understand of brokerage distribution

  • Ability to work effectively at different levels and with a range of business partners, including product, marketing, sales, training and competition

  • Strong writing and presentation development skills

  • A commitment to operate as part of a team and leverage the skills of other team members

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others and build strong business relationships

  • Responsive to partner and customer needs with a sense of urgency

  • Field sales, wholesaling or marketing experience preferred

  • Experience in developing email and social media marketing campaigns

  • Aptitude for metrics and data analytics, and ability to turn them into actionable intelligence

  • Able to adapt, learn, and thrive in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)